Minister Bruton announces creation of more than 114 new jobs by three Irish companies
24th May 2013
Investments supported by Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through Enterprise Ireland
The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD today announced that three Irish companies will create more than 114 new jobs over the next three years in investments supported by the Department of Jobs through Enterprise Ireland.
The companies are located in Dublin and Galway and operate in the technology and manufacturing sectors:
- Cubic Telecom, a company based in Dublin specialising in global connectivity, will create more than 70 jobs over the next three years as part of a $5.2million investment from four major global investors including DJEI through Enterprise Ireland.
- VoiceSage, a company based in Dublin specialising in automated real-time customer conversations, will create 10 jobs over the next 2 years as part of a €1million investment from DJEI through Enterprise Ireland.
- Advant Medical, a contract manufacturing company supplying the medical devices sector based in Galway, will create 34 jobs over the next three years as part of a €2.4million investment supported by DJEI through Enterprise Ireland
Making the announcement, Minister Bruton said:
“While the multinational sector is and will remain key to our industrial strategy, a crucial part of the Government’s plans for jobs and growth is supporting the development of a strong engine of Irish enterprise. As part of the Action Plan for Jobs we are putting in place a range of measures aimed at supporting high-growth Irish companies to succeed, such as
- providing new supports for exporters,
- improved incentives for R&D,
- targeted supports at particular growth sectors, including ICT and medical devices.
“Multinationals based in Ireland source €80billion of goods and services globally, and as part of our plan we have targeted an extra €500million out of that for Irish companies in 2013.
“The plan is working. In the past fifteen months we have seen an additional 15,000 people at work in the private sector, and Irish exporting companies accounted for more than 3,000 of that net growth. Today we see more dynamic Irish companies growing and creating jobs, and I am determined to build on this progress so that we can see more companies like Cubic, VoiceSage and Advant start-up, grow and create the jobs we need”.